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Links for Reference

The amount of historical information available on the web today is nearly limitless. This list of links provides those historical links which are, in the opinion of the faculty, the most useful, comprehensive or finely crafted in their areas of expertise.

US History to 1877

From Revolution to Reconstruction (Hypertext project)
Historical Maps of the US
Documents of 17th Century Colonial History (with emphasis on Salem witch trials)
Valley of the Shadow Project (Two Communities in the Civil War)
The Civil War homepage
Making of America at University of Michigan
Documenting the American South (to 1920) at UNC Chapel Hill
Rare Map Collection at Georgia
Database of History Web Services--Institute for Early American History and Culture
American Slave Narratives

Recent US History

United States Historical Census Browser
National Women's History Project
Gilded Age Homepage
Columbian Exposition of 1893
National Portrait Gallery
Virginia Hypertext Project
American Studies Crossroads Project
Organization of American Historians
Native American History Resources
National Museum of the American Indian
History Matters (Primary Sources)

Europe to 1648

Ancient History
De Imperatoribus Romanis - biographies of Roman emperors
Women's Life in Greece and Rome
Forum Romanum
Perseus Project (Greek sources)
Roman Art and Architecture

Medieval History
ORB (Online Research Book for Medieval Studies)
Labyrinth (Resources for Medieval Studies)
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
NetSerf (Index of Medieval Resources on the Internet)
Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University

Renaissance and Reformation
Renaissance Italian Sculpture
The Sistine Chapel
Uffizi Gallery
1652 Dutch maps
Tres Riches Heuresof the Duc de Berry

Modern Europe

Institute of Historical Research, London
Russian History
The Great War

World History

Association for Asian Studies
Latin American History

Kentucky History

Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Kentucky Library

General History

Voices of the Shuttle (Humanities Research Page for History)
University of Kansas History Index
History Journals Online
History Departments Around the World
Horus History Links

Libraries and Archives

Ohio Valley History Conference
Library of Congress
National Archives
State Archives and Libraries
Smithsonian Institution

US Government Documents from the Government Printing Office
Western Kentucky Library
The Webmuseum: Links to museums around the world


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 Last Modified 8/8/18